Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Welcome a Baby Girl!
Whoa, babies! See the latest Hollywood stars to welcome new bundles of joy (73 Photos)
Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard
Arrival Date: March 28, 2013
And baby makes...three! This is the first child for the Veronica Mars actress and Parenthood actor, who've been engaged since 2009.
Birth Announcement: The proud papa broke the news, tweeting: "Lincoln Bell Shepard is here. She has mom's beauty and dad's obsession with breasts. Hooray!!!" The new mommy couldn't stay away from Twitter for long and posted: "My new roomate poops her pants and doesn't pay rent...basically
@daxshepard1 pre-sobriety :) welcome baby Lincoln xo." Congrats!
Jason & Molly Mesnick
Due Date: March 2013
It's...a girl! Her name is Riley Anne Mesnick.
And baby makes...four. This is the first child for Molly Mesnick and the second for The Bachelor star, who has 8-year-old son Ty from a previous marriage.
Birth Announcement: The proud parents shared their baby news with People. "What’s amazing to me is when Molly is holding Riley, her eyes do not come off her,” Jason says. "I’m already seeing how much Molly loves the baby."
Holly Madison & Pasquale Rotella
Arrival Date: March 5, 2013
And baby makes...three! Holly Madison and Pasquale Rotella welcomed their first child into the world in Las Vegas. "Pasquale and I welcomed our first child, a baby girl!" the Girls Next Door star told In Touch. Holly later revealed what they had named their baby girl: Rainbow Aurora. She told E! News, "I wanted to give my daughter a unique name. Growing up, there was a girl in my school named Rainbow and I was so envious of that name. I thought it was so pretty and unique!" The bundle of joy was born at 11:59 a.m. and weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces.
Shakira & Gerard Pique
Arrival Date: Jan. 22, 2013
It's...a boy! His name is Milan Piqué Mebarak.
And baby makes...three. This is the first child for the Colombian pop star and her soccer stud beau, who's a central defender for FC Barcelona.
Birth Announcement: The couple shared the happy news via Shakira's website: "The name Milan (pronounced MEE-lahn), means dear, loving and gracious in Slavic; in Ancient Roman, eager and laborious; and in Sanskrit, unification," they wrote. "Just like his father, baby Milan became a member of FC Barcelona at birth." Luckily, the new mom should be back to business by the time filming starts for the next season of The Voice!COURTESY SHAKIRA/TWITTER
Elton John & David Furnish
Arrival Date: Jan. 11, 2013
It's...a boy! His name is Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John.
And baby makes...four! The British singer and his longtime partner are already parents to 2-year-old Zachary.
Birth Announcement: The couple confirmed to Hello! that they had welcomed their second son via surrogate. "Both of us have longed to have children, but the reality that we now have two sons is almost unbelievable. The birth of our second son completes our family in a most precious and perfect way,” they said in a statement.KEVIN MAZUR/WIREIMAGE
Lily Allen & Sam Cooper
Arrival Date: Jan. 8, 2013
It's...a girl! Her name is Marnie Rose.
Proud Papa: The British singer's husband, painter Sam Cooper.
And baby makes...four! The couple welcomed their first daughter, Ethel Mary, in November 2011.
Birth Announcement: On New Year's Eve, the "Smile" singer tweeted, "2013 is going to be big. I only plan on spending a few days of it pregnant." And she was right! On Jan. 9, she acknowledged her baby's arrival, posting: "Quite overwhelmed by all the well wishing going on. THANKYOU everybody xxx."GETTY IMAGES
Rosie O'Donnell & Michelle Rounds
Arrival Date: January 2013
It's...a girl! Her name is Dakota.
And baby makes...seven! This is the first child for the couple, who got married on June 9. O'Donnell has four children -- Parker, Chelsea, Blake and Vivienne -- with ex-wife Kelli Carpenter.
Birth Announcement: On Jan. 9, Rosie revealed the news by tweeting this adorable photo and the message: "we r thrilled to announce the arrival of r daughter Dakota - #withloveandthanks - AMEN." No other information has been revealed as of yet.COURTESY OF ROSIE O'DONNELL/INSTAGRAM
Matthew McConaughey & Camila Alves
Arrival Date: Dec. 28, 2012
It's...a boy! His name is Livingston Alves McConaughey.
And baby makes...five! This is the third child for the happy couple, who got married on June 9. They are already proud parents to Levi, 4, and Vida, 2.
Birth Announcement: On Dec. 28, People confirmed the news about the McConaugheys' new addition, who was born in Austin. The proud papa took to his WhoSay page the following day and wrote: "Camila (@iamcamilaalves) gave birth to our third child yesterday morning. Our son, Livingston Alves McConaughey was born at 7:43am on 12.28.12. He greeted the world at 9lbs. and 21 inches. Bless up and thank you for your well wishes. Happy New year, and just keep livin, Camila and Matthew McConaughey."DAVE HOGAN/GETTY IMAGES
Claire Danes & Hugh Dancy
Arrival Date: Winter 2012
It's...a boy! His name Cyrus Michael Christopher Dancy.
Proud Papa: The Emmy winner's husband, fellow actor Hugh Dancy.
And baby makes...three! This is the first child for the couple, who married in September 2009.
Pregnancy Diary: The Homeland star's rep confirmed to People that they welcomed their baby boy on Dec. 17.BRUCE GLIKAS/FILMMAGIC
Elizabeth Banks & Max Handelman
Arrival Date: November 2012
It's...a boy! His name is Magnus Mitchell Handelman.
And baby makes...four! Baby Magnus is the second child that the Hunger Games star and her husband have welcomed via gestational surrogate. His older brother Felix was born in March 2011.
Birth Announcement: The actress shared her happy news via her website on Nov. 14: "As 2012 winds down and Thanksgiving approaches, I have much for which to be thankful -- personal, professional, and Presidential," she writes. "However, nothing can match the joy and excitement my husband and I felt when we recently welcomed our second baby boy, Magnus Mitchell Handelman. Magnus joins older brother Felix, thus commencing a decade or more of close hand to hand combat."KEVIN WINTER/ GETTY IMAGES
Adele & Simon Konecki
Arrival Date: October 2012
Proud Papa: The soulful singer's boyfriend, financier-turned-charity-head Simon Konecki.
And baby makes...three! This is the first child for the happy couple.
Birth Announcement: A family source confirmed Adele's baby news to People on Oct. 21, saying, "We are over the moon." The Grammy winner (who has not yet revealed her baby's name) first announced her pregnancy on her official website in June 29: "Im delighted to announce that Simon and I are expecting our first child together," she wrote. "I wanted you to hear the news direct from me."Getty Images
Megan Fox & Brian Austin Green
Arrival Date: Sept. 27, 2012
It's... a boy! His name is Noah Shannon Green.
And baby makes...three! This is the first child for the couple, who tied the knot in 2010. Green has a 10-year-old son, Kassius, with his ex-girlfriend and former Beverly Hills, 90210 costar Vanessa Marcil.
Birth Announcement: "We have been very lucky to have had a peaceful few weeks at home, but I would like to release this myself before others do,” the actress wrote on her Facebook page on Oct. 17. "I gave birth to our son Noah Shannon Green on September 27th. He is healthy, happy, and perfect."AKM-GSI
Oscar Nunez & Ursula Whittaker
Arrival Date: Oct. 4, 2012
It's... a girl! Her name is August Luce Nunez.
And baby makes...three. This is the first child for the Office actor and his wife, actress Ursula Whittaker, who tied the knot last year.
Birth Announcement: Nunez's rep confirmed the baby's birth to Us Weekly. Baby August's arrival coincides with the start of the ninth and final season of The Office. "It's nice because we know that [it's the final season], so everything is cherished just a little bit more," he told the Huffington Post. "Everything is a little more special."MICHAEL LOCCISANO/ GETTY IMAGES
Taylor & Natalie Hanson
Arrival Date: Oct. 2, 2012
It's... a girl! Her name is Wilhelmina Jane Hanson.
And baby makes...seven. This is the fifth child for the couple, who tied the knot in 2002. Taylor, 29 -- one-third of the band Hanson -- and Natalie, 28, are also parents to Ezra, 9; Penelope, 7; River, 6; and Viggo, 3.
Birth Announcement: "Natalie and I are thrilled to announce the arrival of our newest family member, Wilhelmina Jane Hanson," revealed the "MMMBop" singer to People. "She arrived on Tuesday, Oct. 2, and was welcomed by more love than could fit in the room."DAVE M. BENETT/ GETTY IMAGES
Drew Barrymore & Will Kopelman
Arrival Date: Sept. 26, 2012
It's... a girl! Her name is Olive Barrymore Kopelman.
And baby makes...three. This is the first child for the couple, who tied the knot in June 2012..
Birth Announcement: "We are proud to announce the birth of our daughter, Olive Barrymore Kopelman, born Sept. 26th, healthy, happy and welcomed by the whole family," the couple told People in a statement on Oct. 1. "Thank you for respecting our privacy during this most special time in our lives."GETTY IMAGES
Reese Witherspoon & Jim Toth
Arrival Date: Sept. 27, 2012
It's... a boy! His name is Tennessee James Toth.
Proud Papa: The actress' husband Jim Toth, whom she married in March 2011.
And baby makes...five! This is the first child for the couple -- Witherspoon is also mom to Ava, 13, and Deacon, 8 (dad is Ryan Philippe).
Birth Announcement: "Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth welcomed Tennessee James into their family today," their rep told People. "Both mom and baby are healthy and the entire family is thrilled." Back in March, the magazine revealed that Witherspoon had been planning on expanding her family. "Right after the wedding, Reese expressed a desire to have a baby with Jim," said a source.JOHN SCIULLI/ GETTY IMAGES FOR CORZO TEQUILA
Sarah Michelle Gellar & Freddie Prinze Jr.
Arrival Date: September 2012
It's... a boy!
Proud Papa: The Ringer actress' husband of 10 years, actor Freddie Prinze Jr.
And baby makes...four! This is the second child for the adorable couple, who welcomed daughter Charlotte Grace in 2009.
Birth Announcement: Us Weekly broke the news of the baby's arrival on Sept. 24. "Sarah Michelle and Freddie Prinze, Jr. are thrilled to announce that they welcomed a baby son into the world this past week," their rep said. "Mother and baby are doing great," the rep adds. "And Charlotte is VERY excited to be a big sister."Getty Images
Vanessa & Nick Lachey
Arrival Date: Sept. 12, 2012
It's...a boy! His name is Camden John Lachey.
And baby makes...three. This is the first child for the couple, who tied the knot in July 2011.
Birth Announcement: Nick and Vanessa (formerly Vanessa Minnillo) confirmed the news to People. "We are incredibly proud to announce the birth of our beautiful baby boy, Camden John Lachey," they said. "Born today at 6:54 p.m., he came into this world at 8 lbs., 9 oz. and 21 inches. Love has truly been redefined for both of us."Getty Images
Anna Paquin & Stephen Moyer
Arrival Date: September 2012
It's... twins! The couple's True Blood costar Sam Trammell shared the news with Us Weekly on June 27. "I'm so excited for them," said the actor, who has his own twins. "We sent them a special gift. It's so interesting that True Blood has become, like, the 'twins' show."
And babies make...four! These are the couple's first children together. However, Moyer has two children from previous relationships: a son named Billy and a daughter, Lilac.
Birth Announcement: The twins' names and genders have not yet been revealed, but reps for the actors confirmed their arrival to People on Sept. 11: "We can confirm that Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer recently welcomed their twins into the world. The babies were born a few weeks early, but are in good health and both Mom and Dad are overjoyed."
Giuliana & Bill Rancic
Arrival Date: Aug. 29, 2012
It's...a boy! His name is Edward Duke Rancic.
And baby makes...three! This is the first child for Giuliana and Bill Rancic, who announced they were expecting a baby via a surrogate in April.
Birth Announcement: The thrilled father announced the news on Twitter early Aug. 30: "The 'Duke' has landed! Edward Duke Rancic was welcomed into the world last night at 7lbs 4oz. G & I feel blessed beyond words...We did it!" Bill, who had revealed their gestational carrier was in labor Wednesday afternoon by posting "It's Game Time......" was able to cut the umbilical cord, Giuliana told E! News, but she was the first to hold their newborn son after the quick four-hour labor and delivery. "Bill and I are blessed beyond words to welcome Edward into our lives," Giuliana tells E! News. "Thank you so much to everyone who supported us along the way. We are so in love with the little guy already!"John Kopaloff/ FilmMagic
Snooki & Jionni LaValle
It's...a boy! His name is Lorenzo Dominic LaValle.
And baby makes...three! This is the first child for Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and fiancé Jionni LaValle, who announced their pregnancy and engagement in March.
Birth Announcement: "The world just got another Guido!!! Lorenzo Dominic LaValle has entered the world weighing 6lbs, 5oz. Nicole, Jionni & Enzo are doing great!" a rep for the Jersey Shore star told Us Weekly. The happy mama, who gave birth in her home state of New Jersey, also shared the good news: "I am SO IN LOVE with my son Lorenzo Dominic!" she wrote on Twitter. "Being a mom is an amazing feeling!!! I love my little man to death! Jionni is such a cute dad."BILL MCCAY/ WIREIMAGE
Anna Faris & Chris Pratt
Arrival Date: August 2012
It's...a boy! His name is Jack.
And baby makes...three! This is the first child for the two comic actors, What's Your Number star Anna Faris and Parks and Recreation actor Chris Pratt. They tied the knot in 2009.
Birth Announcement: The couple "are happy to announce the birth of their beautiful baby boy Jack," Faris' rep told People. Baby Jack wasn't due until later this fall. "He arrived earlier than expected and will be spending some time in the NICU. The happy parents thank you for your warm wishes and ask that you honor their privacy during this time," the rep added. Proud new papa Pratt took to Twitter to share the happy news: "It's a boy! Thanks for all your kind words. In lieu of gifts we ask that you mouth kiss a stranger," he wrote.STEVE GRANITZ/ WIREIMAGE
Kristin Cavallari & Jay Cutler
Arrival Date: Aug. 8, 2012
It's...a boy! His name is Camden Jack Cutler.
And baby makes...three! This is the first child for reality star Kristin Cavallari and Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, who announced their engagement in November.
Birth Announcement: "We are thrilled to welcome Camden Jack Cutler into the world," tweeted the former Hills star on Aug. 8. "He was born this morning weighing 7lbs 9oz. Everyone is doing great!"JB Lacroix/ Wireimage
Sienna Miller & Tom Sturridge
Arrival Date: July 2012.
And baby makes...three! This is the first child for couple, who was first spotted together in the spring of 2011. In February, it was reported that the duo was engaged, after Miller debuted a diamond sparkler on her ring finger.
Birth Announcement: The British actress has yet to confirm her daughter's arrival, but Us Weekly reported on July 8 that the couple had welcomed a baby girl ove rthe weekend. Miller kept quiet through the beginning of her pregnancy, and confirmed the news in the April issue of British Vogue. "I'm feeling fine," the actress said. "It's all progressing nicely and it's very exciting."
Kourtney Kardashian & Scott Disick
Arrival date: July 8, 2012
It's...a girl! Her name is Penelope Scotland Disick.
Proud Papa: The eldest Kardashian sister's boyfriend, entrepreneur Scott Disick.
And baby makes...four! This is the second child for the reality TV stars. Big brother Mason turns 3 in December.
Birth announcement: Baby Penelope was born early Sunday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Slightly bigger than her older brother was at birth, Penelope tipped the scales at 7 lbs., 14 oz. "Scott and I are overjoyed to welcome our precious angel Penelope Scotland Disick into our lives. We are forever blessed. Mommy and baby are resting comfortably," Kourtney tells E! News. Grandma Kris Jenner adds: "It was a great. She had an easy delivery."Wire Image
Molly Sims & Scott Stuber
Arrival Date: June 19, 2012
It's...a boy! His name has yet to be announced.
And baby makes...three! This is the first child for the model-actress and her producer husband Scott Stuber, whom she wed last September.
Birth Announcement: A rep confirmed the news of Sims' delivery to Us Weekly on June 19. The baby weighed 7 lbs., but his name hasn't been revealed. "They both couldn't be happier," says a source close to the couple tells People.John Shearer/ Getty Images
Jillian Michaels & Heidi Rhoades
Arrival Date: May 3, 2012
It's...a girl and a boy! Michaels arrived home with an adopted baby girl, Lukensia, the same week that partner Heidi Rhoades gave birth to their newborn son, Phoenix.
And baby makes...four! These are the first children for the former Biggest Loser trainer and her partner.
Birth Announcement: "We're swimming in babies over here," Michaels tells People. After a long process waiting to be matched with a baby, Michaels brought Lukensia home just in time to meet her baby brother Phoenix, who was born in Los Angeles. The new mamas are now understandably overwhelmed, Michaels jokes. "I don't even answer email. I don’t have time to care about anything else," she says. "I want to be really present and enjoy all the nuances of their growth and development. I don’t want to rush any of it."Getty Images
Simon Helberg & Jocelyn Towne
Arrival Date: May 8, 2012
It's...a girl! Her name is Adeline.
And baby makes...three. This is be the first child for the Big Bang Theory actor and his wife, actress-writer-director Jocelyn Towne.
Birth Announcement: A rep for the couple (who got married in 2007) confirmed their baby news to People on May 15. The proud mama debuted her baby bump at the 2012 SAG Awards on Jan. 29.Getty Images
Chris Hemsworth & Elsa Pataky
Arrival Date: May 11, 2012.
It's...a girl! Her name is India Rose Hemsworth.
And baby makes...three! This is the first child for the Thor star, 28, and his wife, Spanish actress Elsa Pataky, 35. The couple married in December 2010.
Birth Announcement: The Avengers heartthrob confirmed the news to USA Today and explained the reason behind his baby girl's name: "We love the country and love the name." It's a banner year for the Aussie hunk, who not only stars in the year's biggest release but also in the upcoming fantasy epic Snow White and the Huntsman, opposite Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron.John Sciulli/ Wireimage
Alessandra Ambrosio & Jamie Mazur
Arrival Date: May 7, 2012.
It's...a boy! His name is Noah Phoenix.
Proud Papa: The Brazilian supermodel's fiance, California businessman Jamie Mazur.
And baby makes...four! This is the second child for the couple, who began dating in 2005. They already have a daughter, Anja Louise, 3.
Birth Announcement: The Victoria's Secret Angel shared her news via Facebook: "Well, the day just arrived and we couldn’t be more happy!!! Noah Phoenix was born yesterday afternoon and already stole our hearts," she wrote. "Anja is a proud big sister now and we are so thankful he is with us…"Jason Merritt/ Getty Images
J.R. Martinez & Diana Gonzalez-Jones
Arrival Date: May 2, 2012.
It's...a girl! Her name is Lauryn Anabelle Martinez.
And baby makes...three! This is the first child for the former Dancing with the Stars champion and his girlfriend.
Birth Announcement: The proud papa confirmed the baby news to People: "She's already got a nickname -- Belle," Martinez said of his baby girl, who arrived at a Los Angeles hospital weighing in at 7 lbs., 13 oz. and is 21 inches long. "She has a couple of cute little freckles on her cheeks, a full head of hair and the cutest little lips."Bruce Glikas/ FilmMagic
Jessica Simpson & Eric Johnson
Arrival Date: May 1
It's...a girl! Her name is Maxwell Drew Johnson.
And baby makes...three! This the first child for the engaged couple.
Birth Announcement: The Fashion Star mentor announced the baby news on her website: "Eric and I are elated to announce the birth of our baby girl, Maxwell Drew Johnson," she wrote. "We are grateful for all the love, support and prayers we have received. This has been the greatest experience of our lives!!" Their healthy baby girl weighed in at 9 lbs. 13 oz. – and was 21¾ inches long. Congrats, Jess!Getty Images
Maggie Gyllenhaal & Peter Sarsgaard
Arrival Date: April 19, 2012
It's...a girl! Her name is Gloria Ray.
And baby makes...four! This is the second daughter for the actress and her husband of three years. Their new bundle of joy joins older sister Ramona, 5.
Birth Announcement: A rep for the couple confirmed the baby's arrival to People on April 30. No further details were released.
Katherine Heigl & Josh Kelley
Arrival Date: April 2012
And baby makes...four. The actress and her musician hubby are already parents to 3-year-old Naleigh.
Birth Announcement: Heigl's rep confirmed on April 25 that the couple had adopted a second little girl. "Yes they have adopted a baby," the rep told People. "No further details [are available] at this time." The couple adopted their first daughter from South Korea in 2009, and they always planned for more. "I really want to have a big family," she said in 2012. "Having siblings has been such a tremendous part of my life and my husband’s life. I can't imagine Naleigh not having that. Plus, it will be good for her -- she needs something else here to play with."Getty Images
Jack Osbourne & Lisa Stelly
Arrival Date: April 24, 2012
It's...a girl! Her name is Pearl.
And baby makes... three. This is the first child for the former reality star and his fiancee, model and aspiring actress Lisa Stelly.
Birth Announcement: The proud papa's rep confirmed the news to People. Baby Pearl, who arrived nearly a week after her mother's due date, weighed in at 8 lbs., 6 oz. Happy grandmother Sharon Osbourne told her Twitter followers about the baby: "Today I witnessed my first grandchild being born, life changing experience. She is an angel."Courtesy Lisa Stelly
Mindy McCready & David Wilson
Arrival Date: April 9, 2012
It's...a boy! His name is Zayne.
Proud Papa: McCready's boyfriend, David Wilson.
And baby makes...four! This is the first child for the country singer and Wilson, but she has an older son, Zander, 6, with ex-boyfriend Billy McKnight. Zander lives with McCready's parents -- his legal guardians -- in Florida.
Birth Announcement: The troubled country singer had previously announced she was having twins, but she gave birth to a single baby, instead. "At the time of the initial announcement surrounding Mindy’s pregnancy, in consideration of her size, Mindy was certain she was carrying twins; a misinterpreted sonogram seemed to support her feelings and excitement," her rep said. But despite the confusion, the new mom is thrilled. "Zayne is truly a blessing and a joy," McCready said in a statement. "It was a long and trying pregnancy; we're so happy he's here. There are no words to convey how happy we are."Getty Images
Tony Romo & Candice Crawford
Arrival Date: April 9, 2012
It's...a boy! His name is Hawkins Crawford Romo.
And baby makes... three. This is the first child for the Dallas Cowboys quarterback and his wife, Dallas-raised beauty queen Candice Crawford. The two have been married since May 28, 2011.
Birth Announcement: A cowboys spokesperson confirmed the birth of the QB's baby boy. "Hawkins Crawford Romo is now a part of the Dallas Cowboys family," the rep said in a statement. "He came into this world on 4/9/12 at 5:30 p.m., 8 lbs. and 8 oz. All is well with mom." Hawkins' maternal uncle is Gossip Girl star Chace Crawford, who told People he plans to be "the best uncle" ever.Getty Images
Bruce Willis & Emma Heming
Arrival Date: April 1, 2012
It's...a girl! Her name is Mabel Ray Willis.
And baby makes...six. This is the couple's first child together, but the Die Hard icon's fourth daughter overall. He and ex-wife Demi Moore have three grown daughters: Rumer, 23, Scout, 20, and Tallulah, 18.
Birth Announcement: Willis' rep confirmed to People that the action star, 57, and his designer-model wife of three years, 33, welcomed baby Mabel on Sunday. She weighed in at a healthy 9 lbs., 1 oz. Bruce and Emma "are overjoyed about the newest member of their family. Both mother and baby are healthy and doing beautifully," the rep said.Filmmagic
Hilary Duff & Mike Comrie
Arrival Date: March 20, 2012
It's...a boy! His name is Luca Cruz Comrie.
And baby makes...three! This is the first child for the actress and her husband, pro hockey player Mike Comrie, who have been married since August 2010.
Birth Announcement: The gushing mama took to Twitter on March 22, to announce the arrival of her son: "Welcome to the World Luca Cruz Comrie! Tuesday evening, we became proud parents of a healthy 7 pound 6 ounce beautiful boy." She went on to say, "We are overjoyed and feel like the luckiest parents in the world. He is surrounded by so much love!! Mom and baby are both doing extremely well."Wireimage
Jared Padalecki & Genevieve Cortese
Arrival Date: March 19, 2012
It's...a boy! His name is Thomas Colton Padalecki.
And baby makes...three! This is the first child for the Supernatural star and his wife, who was a recurring character on the 2008-2009 season of the CW series. The former costars were married in Sun Valley, Idaho, in February 2010.
Birth Announcement: The couple's rep confirmed to People that they had welcomed baby Thomas. The baby weighed in at 8 lbs. 6 oz. The proud new papa also made a quick announcement on Twitter: "It's a boy :)" he wrote. After announcing the pregnancy, the Padaleckis requested that Supernatural fans donate to St. Jude's Research Hospital in lieu of gifts, and to date, more than $40,000 has been raised in honor of little Thomas!Filmmagic
Ty & Holly Burrell
Arrival Date: March 13, 2012
It's...a girl! Her name has not yet been announced.
And baby makes...four! This is the second daughter for the Emmy-winning Modern Family star and his wife Holly. The couple, who have been married for more than 11 years, have a 2-year-old daughter, Frances, whose adoption they announced in March 2010.
Birth Announcement: The Burrells confirmed their new addition to People. "There's lots of problem solving in any marriage, but when you have this collective goal that is a human being, it's an inspiring rally point," the actor told People after he and his wife adopted Frances.
Arrival Date: March 2012
It's...a boy! His name is Jackson.
And baby makes...two. This is the first child for the single mom.
Birth Announcement: A rep for the Young Adult star told People on March 14 that she had adopted a child. "She is the proud mom of a healthy baby boy named Jackson," her rep says.
Jennifer Garner & Ben Affleck
Arrival Date: February 2012
It's...a boy! His name has not yet been released.
And baby makes...five.This is Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck's third child together. The little guy joins big sisters Seraphina, 3, and Violet, 6.
Birth Announcement: On Feb. 28, a source confirmed the birth to People. While the couple, who have been married since 2005, announced that they were "thrilled" to be expecting in August, they kept the baby's gender a secret throughout the pregnancy. In September, Garner told Ellen DeGeneres, "It would be so weird to have a boy," but added that the experience would be "cool and different."Wireimage
Jason Bateman & Amanda Anka
Arrival Date: Feb. 10, 2012
It's...a girl! Her name is Maple Sylvie Bateman.
And baby makes...four. This is the couple's second child together. The Horrible Bosses star and his wife of 11 years also have 5-year-old daughter Francesca Nora.
Birth Announcement: Bateman's rep confirmed to People that the happy parents welcomed sweet Maple on Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. Back in August, Amanda's father, singer Paul Anka, broke the news that the couple was expecting, gushing: "I'm going to be a grandfather again!"Wireimage
Robert Downey Jr. & Susan Downey
Arrival Date: Feb. 7, 2012
It's...a boy! His name is Exton Elias Downey.
And baby makes...three. This is the couple's first child together. The Iron Man star has a teenage son, Indio, from his previous 12-year marriage to Deborah Falconer. It's the first baby for his wife Susan, a Hollywood film producer responsible for the Sherlock Holmes movies. The couple was married in August 2005, after a two-year courtship.
Birth Announcement: A rep for the couple shared the news with People and confirmed that baby Exton was born at 7:24 a.m. in L.A. and weighed in at 7 lbs., 5 oz. "Everyone is healthy and they couldn’t be happier," a friend of the family said.Wireimage
Bryce Dallas Howard & Seth Gabel
Arrival Date: Jan. 18
It's...a girl! Her name is Beatrice Jean Howard-Gabel.
Proud Papa: Howard's husband, Fringe actor Seth Gabel.
And baby makes... four! This is the second child for the couple, who've been married for more than five years. Their son Theo is 4.
Birth Announcement: Grandpa Ron Howard shared the good news on Twitter: "Beatrice Jean Howard-Gabel Born Jan 19 2012 8lbs 6oz Bryce & Baby B are spectacular Daddy Seth & brother Theo are beaming ear to ear :-)" Celebrities around the Twitterverse sent the Howard-Gabels congratulatory messages, including Bryce's The Help costar Octavia Spencer, Jennifer Connelly and her Lady In the Water director M. Night Shyamalan. "Ron, tell Bryce congratulations from our whole family. I'll be waiting to cast Beatrice in a few years! :-)" Shyamalan wrote. Looks like baby Beatrice is already in demand!Getty Images
Beyonce & Jay-Z
Arrival Date: Jan. 7
It's... a girl! Her name is Blue Ivy Carter.
And baby makes... three. This is the first child for the couple, who married in April 2008.
Birth Announcement: Though rumors abounded that Beyonce had given birth over the holidays, the singer's hometown newspaper the Houston Chronicle reports that she checked into a New York City hospital Friday night and, according to E! Online, welcomed Blue Ivy Saturday following a scheduled C-section. Twitter has since lit up with celebrity notes of congratulations for the couple: Beyonce's sister Solange Knowles called the baby "the most beautiful girl in the world," while pal Rihanna tweeted: "Welcome to the world princess Carter! Love, Aunty Rih."
Keri Russell & Shane Dreary
Arrival Date: Dec. 27
It's...a girl! Her name is Willa Lou Deary.
And baby makes... four. This is the second child for the couple, who tied the knot in 2007. They already have a 4-year-old son, River.
Birth Announcement: A rep for the former Felicity star confirmed the news to People on Jan. 5, addding that "everyone’s happy and healthy."
Eric Dane & Rebecca Gayheart
Arrival Date: Dec. 28
It's...a girl! Her name is Georgia Geraldine Dane.
And baby makes... four. This is the second child for the model-turned-actress and her husband, Grey's Anatomy star Eric Dane. Gayheart, 40, and Dane, 39, have a toddler daughter, Billie Beatrice, 21 months.
Birth Announcement: The couple's rep told People the good news just before the New Year: "Both Mom and baby girl are happy and healthy, Billie is thrilled to be a big sister, and Dad is getting ready to live in a house full of ladies!"
Robert De Niro & Grace Hightower
Arrival Date: December 2011
It's...a girl! Her name is Helen Grace.
And baby makes... four. This is the second child for the Oscar-winning actor, 68, and his wife, 56. Big brother Elliot is 13. De Niro also has four older children: daughter Drena, 40, and son Raphael, 35, with first wife Diahnne Abbott, and 16-year-old twin sons Julian and Aaron, born via surrogate, with ex-girlfriend Toukie Smith.
Birth Announcement: The actor's spokesman confirmed the news to People, explaining that baby Helen was born through a surrogate and arrived weighing 7 lbs., 2 oz. The Limitless star first met the model-singer-actress in 1987, but the couple didn't get together until the mid '90s and married in 1997.Wireimage
Arrival Date: Dec. 13
It's...a boy! His name is Dallas Xavier Barrino.
And baby makes...three. This is the second child for the American Idol champ, 27. Her older daughter Zion is 10.
Birth Announcement: Baby Dallas arrived Tuesday in North Carolina, weighing in at 7 lbs., 9 oz. and measuring 21 inches long. "I feel so blessed that my son Dallas Xavier was born healthy and is a wonderful new addition to our family," Barrino tells People. "I thank all my fans for their well wishes and continued support." Although Barrino, who spent the last two months of her pregnancy on bed rest, has not publicly identified the baby's father, she has been romantically attached to real-estate agent Antwaun Cook for more than a year.Getty Images
Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott
Arrival Date: Oct. 10, 2011
It'sa girl! Her name is Hattie Margaret McDermott.
And baby makes...five! The couple is already parents to Liam, 4, and Stella, 3.
Birth Announcement: The Tori and Dean: Storibook Weddings star, 38, announced the baby news via Twitter the day after her daughter's birth. "Our family's so happy 2 announce tht 10/10/11 baby girl Hattie Margaret McDermott was born at 7:08am! Xoxo," she wrote on Oct. 11, sharing a close-up photo of her daughter's feet.
Lily Allen and Sam Cooper
Arrival Date: Nov. 25, 2011
And baby makes... three. This is the first child for the singer-songwriter and her artist husband, Sam Cooper, who married in June.
Birth Announcement: According to The Daily Mail, Allen, 26, delivered her bundle of joy Friday evening, Nov. 25. Although she has yet to confirm the baby news, she posted a fitting message on Twitter that day: "Totes Amaze." Allen's ex-boyfriend, DJ Seb Chew also took to Twitter, congratulating the new family and possibly revealing the baby's name. "Sending out love to lily, sam and mini cooper...... YES," he twittered. The birth must be a relief for Allen, who suffered two tragic miscarriages: a late-term loss in fall 2010 with Cooper and an early-pregnancy miscarriage with the Chemical Brothers' Ed Simons in January 2008.
Lindsay Price & Curtis Stone
Arrival Date: Nov. 6
It's...a boy! According to Australia's Herald Sun newspaper, his name is Hudson.
And baby makes... three. This is the first child for both actress Lindsay Price, 34, and celeb chef Curtis Stone, 36, who have been dating since 2009.
Birth Announcement: The hottie Aussie chef and host of Bravo's Top Chef Masters confirmed his son's birth via Twitter: "Lindsay and I are so excited to welcome our sweet little baby boy into the world. It feels so great to be a dad!!!!"
Niki Taylor & Burney Lamar
Arrival Date: Nov. 16, 2011
It's...a boy! His name is Rex Harrison Lamar
And baby makes... six. This is the second child for Taylor and her husband, Burney Lamar. The couple, who married in 2006, have a daughter Ciel, 2. Taylor also has twin sons, Jake and Hunter, 16, from her first marriage.
Birth Announcement: The model, 36, and her husband, 31, a former NASCAR driver, announced their baby news to People. Little Rex (who doesn't seem to be named after the Oscar-winning My Fair Lady actor) arrived at 11:03 a.m. weighing 7 lbs., 5 oz. and measuring 19 inches long.
It's...a boy! His name is Eyob "Yoby" Britton.
And baby makes...two! This is the first child for the American Horror Story actress, 44.
Birth Announcement: After years of depicting pregnancy and motherhood on television, first on Friday Night Lights and now on Amercan Horror Story, Britton is finally a mother off-camera as well. She culminated a three-year adoption process with a trip to Ethiopia to pick up 9-month-old baby Yoby about a week ago, reports People. "I am thanking my lucky stars every day," Britton told People. She added that holding him in her arms for the first time "was such a wonderful moment of completion. I thought I was going to collapse into a puddle of tears. I was just grinning from ear to ear."
Nia Long & Ime Udoka
Arrival Date: Nov. 7, 2011
It's...a boy! His name is Kez Sunday Udoka
And baby makes... four. This is the first child for the actress' beau, basketball player Ime Udoka, but Long also has a 10-year-old son, Massai, from a previous relationship.
Birth Announcement: The Third Watch and Are We There Yet? actress' rep confirmed to E! News that baby Kez had arrived. Long, 41, revealed in June that she was expecting. "This is the most exciting time in our lives," Long and Udoka told People. "Words can't explain how thrilled we are by the new addition to our family. We feel truly blessed and appreciate all the well wishes and prayers."
Arrival Date: October 2011
And baby makes...two. This is the first child for the longtime bachelor, who is not currently in a relationship.
Birth Announcement: The actor's rep made the surprising announcement to People on Nov. 1. "I can confirm that Hugh Grant is the delighted father of a baby girl," the rep says in a statement. "He and the mother had a fleeting affair and while this was not planned, Hugh could not be happier or more supportive. He and the mother have discussed everything and are on very friendly terms." Grant (who has never been married) told iVillage in 2009 that he hadn't ruled out the idea of having children. "I used to be very frightened of children, but now I've got the hang of them," he said.
Sister Wives' Kody & Robyn Brown
Arrival Date: Oct. 26
It's...a boy! His name is Solomon Brown.
And baby makes...22! The Sister Wives star and his fourth wife welcomed their first child together into the polygamist family, but the patriarch already has 13 children with his first three wives, Meri, Janelle and Christine. Robyn also has three children from her previous marriage. The kids range in age from 1-year-old Truely to 17-year-old Logan.
Birth Announcement: The baby boy arrived at 2:02 a.m. at the family's home in Las Vegas, Nev., they told People. He weighed 9 lbs., 10.5 oz., and measured 22 inches long. "He's perfect and we couldn't be happier," Kody said. "We are so thrilled."
Carla Bruni-Sarkozy and President Nicolas Sarkozy
Arrival Date: Oct. 19
And baby makes... three! This is the French first lady's first child with her husband, the president of France. She has one son from a previous marriage, and he has three children from two previous marriages.
Birth Announcement: Details surrounding the couple's new arrival (including the girl's name) are yet to be confirmed. And don't hold your breath for a baby photo: Last month, the first lady promised that she would not be releasing pictures of her child to the press.
It's...a girl! Her name is Gemma Rose Davis.
And baby makes...two! This is the first child for the Sex and the City actress, 46.
Birth Announcement: Baby Gemma (no word on whether her middle name was inspired by Davis' on-screen daughter, Rose) was adopted "a few months ago," reports People. "This is something I have wanted for a very long time," Davis said in a statement. "Having this wish come true is even more gratifying than I ever had imagined. I feel so blessed."
Jenna Fischer and Lee Kirk
Arrival Date: Sept. 24, 2011
It's...a boy! His name is Weston Lee.
And baby makes... three. This is the first child for the couple, who married in July 2010.
Birth Announcement: A rep for the actress tells People that "Mom and baby are doing great." Fischer's pregnancy was written into the new season of The Office, as her character Pam Halpert is expecting her second child.
Emily Deschanel and David Hornsby
Arrival Date: Sept. 21, the same birthday as his filmmaker grandpa, Caleb Deschanel.
It's...a boy! His name is Henry Hornsby.
Proud Papa: Deschanel's husband, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia star David Hornsby.
And baby makes...three. This is the first child for the TV couple, who married almost exactly a year ago on Sept. 25, 2010.
Birth Announcement: A rep for the Bones star, 34, shared the good news with People. It's an extra exciting week for the Deschanel family, as Aunt Zooey Deschanel hit ratings gold Tuesday night with her quirky Fox sitcom, New Girl. Emily, whose pregnancy was written into the upcoming season of Bones, can be seen back on primetime on Nov. 3.
Arrival Date: Sept 13
It's...a boy! His name is Xander Dane Jones.
And baby makes...two. This is the first child for the single actress.
Birth Announcement: The actress' rep confirmed the news to People and relayed that mom and baby are both "doing great." Jones (who was most recently linked to Saturday Night Live's Jason Sudeikis) has not revealed the father of the child. But a source close to the Mad Men star, 33, said that she is "really looking forward to this new chapter in her life as a single mom."
Photo: Getty Images
Alyssa Milano and Dave Bugliari
Arrival Date: Aug. 31
It's...a boy! His name is Milo Thomas Bugliari.
Proud Papa: The actress' husband, Dave Bugliari
And baby makes...three. This is the first child for the couple, who married in 2009.
Birth Announcement: Baby Milo was born at 9:27 a.m. He weighed in at 7 lbs. and was 19 inches long, People reports. "Thank you for all the well wishes for my son Milo," the new mom (and former Who's the Boss? star) twittered that same day. "My heart has tripled in size. I love him more than all the leaves on all the trees."
Jason and Mandy Castro
Arrival date...Aug. 28
It's...a girl! Her name is Madeline Emilia Castro.
And baby makes...three. This is the first child for the couple, who married in January 2010.
Birth announcement: The American Idol alum confirmed the baby news to People and took to his personal website to share a photo of his darling little girl.
Photo: Courtesy Jason Castro
William Petersen and Gina Cirone
Arrival Date: July 5
It's...twins -- a boy and a girl!
And baby makes...5! The babies have an older sister in Peterson's 36-year-old daughter, Maite.
Birth Announcement: Peterson's rep reveals that the twins, who were born via surrogate, were premature. Their health has been steadily improving since their birth. "The babies are doing great and are improving every day and we can't wait for them to come home," the couple, who married in July 2003, told People.com.
Photo: Getty Images
Kimberly Stewart and Benicio del Toro
Arrival Date: Aug. 21
Proud Papa: Academy Award-winning actor, Benicio del Toro.
And baby makes...3! This is the first child for both Stewart, 31, and del Toro, 44, who are not a couple.
Birth Announcement: According to US Weekly, Rod Stewart's daughter gave birth in L.A. The baby girl, who is not yet named, weighed in at 8 lbs 9 oz. and was 22 inches long. Though Benicio and Kimberly are not in a relationship, the actor's rep confirmed that he was the father in April. "They are looking forward to the arrival of the baby," the rep said.
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Kevin Federline and Victoria Prince
Arrival Date: Aug. 15
It's...a girl! Her name is Jordan Kay Federline.
And baby makes...seven! Though this is Prince's first child, it is baby no. 5 for Federline. The former backup dancer/rapper has two sons -- Jayden, 4, and Preston, 5 -- with ex-wife Britney Spears, and son Kaleb, 7, and daughter Kori, 10, with ex-girlfriend Shar Jackson.
Birth Announcement: People.com confirmed the baby news on Aug. 16. Federline and Prince, a former volleyball player, began dating in 2008. She revealed her pregnancy in April.
Photo: Getty Images
Jessica Alba and Cash Warren
Arrival Date: Aug. 13
It's...a girl! Her name is Haven Garner Warren.
Proud Papa: Alba's husband, Cash Warren
And baby makes...four. This is the second daughter for the couple, who are already parents to Honor, 3.
Birth Announcement: Alba revealed the good news on her Facebook page on Sunday. "Cash and I are so excited to announce the birth of our daughter, Haven Garner Warren," the actress wrote. "She was born on Saturday, weighed 7lbs, and was 19 inches long. Healthy and happy! Big Sister Honor couldn’t be more excited about the new addition to our family. Thank you for all of your support during my pregnancy. It means the world to me."
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Tina Fey and Jeffrey RichmondArrival Date: Aug. 10
It's... a girl! Her name is Penelope Athena Richmond.
Proud Papa: The 30 Rock star's husband, Jeffrey Richmond.
And baby makes... four. The new little girl joins big sister Alice, 5.
Birth Announcement: A rep for Fey confirmed the baby's birth to People.com on Aug. 12. After announcing her pregnancy to Oprah Winfrey in April, the busy actress, 41, was very vocal about the tough decision to have a second child. "My husband and I really decided that we felt rather than risk having 30 Rock end in several years and feeling like part of our family is missing that we were going to prioritize our family."
Ethan Hawke and Ryan ShawhughesArrival Date: Late July 2011
It's... a girl! Her name is Indiana Hawke.
And baby makes... six! This is the second child for the Oscar-nominated actor, 40, and his wife, Ryan. Big sister, Clementine Jane, is 3. Hawke also has two older children from his previous marriage to Uma Thurman: Maya, 13, and Levon, 9.
Birth Announcement: US Weekly reported on Aug. 6 that the couple had been spotted walking around Manhattan with their approximately two-week-old baby.
Photo: Getty Images
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